DISASTERMAPPER

An interactive resource plotting
Australia’s disasters on the map

DINGO CREEK

Interactive game where students
travel back in time to save Dingo Creek

DIGITAL STORIES

As told by survivors and others involved
in some of our worst natural disasters

Disaster Resilience Education For Schools

For teachers and students, this toolkit of disaster resilience education resources focuses on both individual and community resilience, vital components to developing a shared understanding of the critical role everyone plays in developing a disaster resilient Australia.

Resources are designed to be flexible to individual learning styles and are aligned to curriculum.

On this day!

Sunshine rail collision 1908

20 April
On 20 April 1908, a train packed with holiday makers returning to Melbourne from Ballarat was struck by another train coming from Bendigo. In all, 44 people were killed and 413 injured with 72 of the injuries being serious. All lives lost occurred on the Ballarat train.

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